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Posts in category “Science”

The Spooky Science of Roscoe

The scientific heresies of maverick biologist Rupert Sheldrake

Posted May 22nd, 2015

Our Crackpot Baconian Future

Why transgenders, transhumanists, and other fringe figures matter

Posted February 4th, 2015

God Is Not Found Through Science

Francis Beckwith’s response to Eric Metaxas

Posted January 2nd, 2015

Signs from Science

Cosmology doesn’t prove God’s existence, but it does point towards the plausibility of that conclusion

Posted December 30th, 2014

Space, Science & Stalinism

How the Matt Taylor shirt freakout explains the Soviet Union’s self-sabotage

Posted November 15th, 2014

When Liberal Bias Corrupts Science

Research shows that social psychology — a nearly all-liberal field — sees only what it wants to see

Posted November 3rd, 2014

I Keep Telling You People Sasquatch Exists!

Science journalist Carl Zimmer says we can’t rule out the possibility that …

Posted August 8th, 2014

Richard Dawkins Passes His Sell-By Date

I had not realized that Richard Dawkins had turned into such a …

Posted July 31st, 2014

The Secret Life Of Photons

This piece from New Statesman reports nothing new, but if you haven’t …

Posted July 10th, 2014

Climate Change & Tragedy Of The Commons

Noah Millman has responded to my post about the futility of fighting …

Posted May 14th, 2014

In Defense Of Global Warming Futility

I caught hell from some of you readers for heavily doubting that …

Posted May 13th, 2014

Don’t Invest In Beachfront Property

Or, alternatively, why my great-great-grandkids will have beachfront property if they just …

Posted May 12th, 2014

What Scientism Is, And Is Not

In yesterday’s Neil deGrasse Tyson discussion over scientism, more than a few …

Posted May 9th, 2014

Neil DeGrasse Tyson: Scientism’s Televangelist

Damon Linker knocks Neil deGrasse Tyson into orbit. Here’s how his column …

Posted May 8th, 2014

Race, Genetics, And Nicholas Wade

Writing in the Wall Street Journal, Charles Murray says the new book …

Posted May 5th, 2014

Why Your Kids Should Play Kerbal Space Program

  A reader passes on the cartoon above, from the excellent website …

Posted April 16th, 2014

Atheist: We Should Study Mystical Experience

Barbara Ehrenreich is a confirmed atheist, but she says she once had …

Posted April 7th, 2014